The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, and the Nigeria Guild of Actors, are collaborating to standardize the portrayal of the Force in movies and other creative content produced by the Nigerian movie and entertainment industry.
A meeting of the police and the leadership of the guild of actors, which took place at the Force Headquarters, was disclosed by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi.
TheFact Nigeria gathers that the meeting was held between the parties to critically deliberate on topical issues of national security viz-a-viz intelligence gathering and community partnership.
The meeting also discussed areas of possible collaboration towards shaping positive thoughts and narratives, portraying good values, and resuscitating Nigerian cultures through movies, skits and creative content, that would, among other things, impress positively on the Nigerian public and provide police officers with modern innovations to actively carry out policing duties.
The President of the Guild of Actors, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, who was at the meeting in the company of his Senior Special Adviser on Military, Police, and other security agencies, Mr. Steve Eboh, appreciated the current police leadership, especially the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, for the opportunity to collaborate and promote good and meaningful ideals after twenty-four years of the Guild’s existence.
The police authority reiterated the readiness of the Nigeria Police Force to brainstorm alongside the guild in harnessing the potentials within Nollywood to achieve seamless synergy aimed at building a change in narratives with regards to police portrayals in movies, skits, and other ideological perspectives that can improve internal security.
The Nigeria Police Force equally assured that it has emplaced mechanisms to ensure prompt approvals of requests for uniforms, kits, and other police props in movie productions to stimulate required and seamless collaboration.